It just looks like a particularly narrow video card on the outside - inside there is an array of drives NVMe Modern that allow the existing limitations of common M.2 connections to be shattered
The gradual transition to the PCI-Express 4.0 interface has spawned many new candidates for the title of the driveSSD The fastest home you can get - but now it seems that company GIGABYTE Enlists AORUS's advanced gaming brand to put an end to controversy, with a crazy product that comes close to maximizing not only modern M.2 interfaces, but full modern PCI-Express 4.0 interfaces with 16 information lines that are currently being adapted for graphic cards.
The AORUS XTREME Gen4 AIC SSD Looks like a narrow video card, with a metallic heatsink and a pair of fans running above it plus the same physical interface you'll find on all contemporary video cards - but beneath the cover with the familiar Eagle logo are actually no less than eight advanced M.2 configuration NVMe drives, 4T Each byte, in order to provide consumers with (a lot of) resources a 32 terabyte storage unit that reaches continuous transfer speeds of up to 28 gigabytes per second in reading and more than 26 gigabytes per second in writing. 4 times the most advanced NVMe drives in the world in a standard M.2 interface and 50 times (!) The drivesSSD The most advanced SATA III interface.
GIGABYTE achieves this charm by using its eight 7000s NVMe drives based on the popular Phison E18 controller, together on one printed circuit board with the addition of RAID controllers that allow all this hardware to work together, and with a shell that includes heatsinks, fans and a hot plate Rear metal that together are supposed to ensure that the high heat generated by them is controlled SSD Working at their peak and in close proximity will not impair maximum performance.
It is worth noting that the use of a RAID array allows to linearly increase the continuous transfer performance under ideal conditions, but not the random performance derived from a single channel bottleneck in a single storage chip - so in the most challenging conditions when working with small 4 kilobytes AORUS XTREME performance Gen4 AIC SSD The monstrous will not be different from those of a drive SSD Single based on Phison E18, as can also be seen from the official official data of the manufacturer published together with the news of the announcement of the product.
GIGABYTE has not revealed when it plans to start selling its new crazy drive in stores, or how much this pleasure will cost us, but given that a single 4.0 terabyte PCI-Express 4 drive can easily carry a price tag of over $ 1,000 - an estimate Our likelihood is that the price of a product that includes eight of them and other hardware components could easily swell to over $ 10,000, which far exceeds the prices of complete advanced gaming computers even on days when there is a severe shortage of some components and prices go up. On the other hand, even those very advanced computers usually do not have more than 2 terabytes or 4 terabytes of storage Fast, while here you can enjoy a volume 16 times or 8 times larger.
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